NZ Herald News
7th December, 15:27
Wild weather: Timaru residents told to evacuate after Rangitata River floods
Timaru residents have been issued an evacuation notice after one-in-20-year flooding of the Rangitata River blocked off State Highway 1.The Timaru District Council has asked all residents between McLelland, Orion Rangitata Mouth...
7th December, 15:00
Herald afternoon quiz: December 7
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7th December, 14:35
Tauranga mum confronts man who followed her teenage daughter and 'tried to get her in his car'
A man who offered rides to teenage girls has been captured on video by a furious mother who confronted him after he allegedly followed her daughter. The video, posted on Facebook, has been viewed more than 125,000 times since it...
7th December, 14:09
Wanaka sewerage shut down as flood waters rise
By RNZ Sandbags and black plastic sheets were covering the fronts of most businesses along Ardmore Street this morning as residents prepared for potential flooding.Queenstown Lakes District Council also shut down the sewerage...
7th December, 13:51
Fears for safety of missing Greymouth woman Barbara Ann Quinn
Friends of a Greymouth mother-of-three who went missing after popping home for lunch yesterday are today fearing for her safety. A large police hunt is underway today for Barbara Ann Quinn, 41, who was reported missing last night....
7th December, 13:07
Lonely hearts club: Whio baby finds a friend at Auckland Zoo
A lonely baby whio, a native and endangered New Zealand blue duck rarer than some species of kiwi, has found a friend at Auckland Zoo, after keepers were worried the whio would not be huddle for warmth by itself. It was a sad beginning...
7th December, 12:51
Fatal crash at notorious SH26 railway crossing comes as barrier arms being installed
A notorious railway crossing where two people were killed early this morning after their car was hit by a train, was being upgraded to include barrier arms.Emergency services were called to the level crossing at the intersection...
7th December, 12:13
Topless woman on Pt Chev beach bullied and threatened over her exposed breasts
A topless sunbather was bullied and hounded from the beach where she was catching late afternoon rays - and believes she was threatened with social media shaming if she dared call police.The Auckland woman in her 50s told the Herald...